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8 March 2007


Intel and AmberWave settle strained silicon patent lawsuit with license agreement

Intel Corp of Santa Clara, CA, USA and AmberWave Systems Corp of Salem, NH, USA have settled all patent infringement suits pending between them related to AmberWave Systems’ strained silicon patent portfolio.

Under the agreement, Intel has received a license to all AmberWave patents and patent applications either existing today or filed during the agreement’s 10-year term. The companies have also agreed to continuing discussions and evaluation of AmberWave’s ongoing technology research and development efforts. Intel will make license payments to AmberWave over the term of the agreement.

Founded in 1999, AmberWave researches, develops, patents and licenses advanced semiconductor materials technology, including strained silicon, for high-speed electronic and optoelectronic chips.

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